This activity helps you to understand how you can improve your carbon footprint tracking and reduce it with a change of habits. Map your carbon footprint and discuss how to reduce our negative impact on the environment
Develop these Key Competencies
- Critical Thinking
- Reflect on norms and Values
- Audit your footprint template:
- Online version
- Printed version
- Background reading material and educational resources
Map your carbon footprint and discuss how to reduce our negative impact on the environment do it online with this:
- Online version or,
- Printable version created by Kandersteg International Scout Centre
In small groups, let participants discuss and share the results of their footprint calculation.
The facilitator explains why it is essential for individuals to reduce their carbon footprint: by reducing it, we also reduce the release of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. This reduction can help lessen the severity of future climate change. Imagine if each person took care of their consumption in an environmentally friendly way, we would have a better and healthy world for us and the other habitats)
Relevant information if you are facilitating
You can use these background reading materials and educational resources to go deeper into the learning and exploration journey of the carbon footprint calculation.
- Global Footprint Network